De-escalation Training: Managing the Mental Health Crisis
December 17th 1PM
This de-escalation training will help build skills around the prevention of and intervention in mental health crisis and wellness recovery. The training will be conducted by Mark Anderson, Executive Director of the Barbara Schneider Foundation trainer (bio below).
• Understanding mental health crisis
• Physical safety
• Special intervention techniques
• Maintaining professional boundaries
• The whole person in crisis
• Verbal and non-verbal de-escalation tactics and strategies
Mark Anderson is Executive Director of the Barbara Schneider Foundation, an organization named for a woman who was tragically killed by responding officers in the year 2000 in her own home when she was in mental health crisis. The Foundation works with police, jails, hospitals, social workers, educators, local government, courts and community members to improve the response to individuals who are in mental health crisis and to prevent crisis. He was a policy aide to U.S. Senator Paul Wellstone from 1990-2002 on all his mental health, health care and human rights reform initiatives in the US Senate and has been the founding Executive Director of the Barbara Schneider Foundation since 2002.
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+1 612-276-6670,,260387946# United States, Minneapolis
Phone Conference ID: 260 387 946#
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